dorsum


dor·sum

noun \ˈdr-səm\
plural dor·sa \-sə\

Definition of DORSUM

1
:  the upper surface of an appendage or part
2
:  back; especially :  the entire dorsal surface of an animal

Origin of DORSUM

Latin
First Known Use: 1615

Rhymes with DORSUM

dor·sum

noun \ˈdr-səm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural dor·sa \-sə\

Medical Definition of DORSUM

1
: the upper surface of an appendage or part
2
: back 1a, b; especially : the entire dorsal surface of an animal

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